School supply distribution begins July 21st

Posted on June 22, 2015

Catholic Charities of Coles, Douglas and Edgar Counties will once again bring their truck with school supplies for children to several local areas. New school supplies and backpacks will be available at no cost to students on a first-come, first-serve basis. 

This will be the eighth year of this program.  School-age children needing assistance are welcome.  Proof of guardianship or a medical card will be required.  The supplies will be given away from 4:30 pm – 6 pm at the following locations:

July 21 – Arcola District @ Arcola Grade School

If rain, pavilion in Moore Park in Arcola

July 27 – Chrisman District @ Chrisman Grade School

If rain, pavilion in park across from High School in Chrisman

July 28 – Paris @ Wentz School

If rain, Spicer Shelter in West Lake Park north of Paris

July 29 – Kansas/Oakland @Kansas High School

If rain, pavilion at City Park in Kansas

August 5 – Hume @ Shiloh School

If rain, pavilion in City Park in Hume

Contact Catholic Charities at 235-0420 with any questions.